Hurricane Katrina: Assisting the US Army Corps of Engineers

Hurricane Katrina was the costliest and one of the deadliest hurricanes in the history of the United States. Emergency response crews needed up-to-date imagery to assist rescue and relief efforts. These teams were able to use this easily distributed imagery in their operations on the ground by using compressed ECW image mosaics.

Products: ERDAS ER Mapper, Enhanced Compression Wavelet (ECW), ERDAS APOLLO

Industry: Disaster Management, Government